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Minimal Pairs cap/cab (by M. Welton)

Practice making the final endings in the words. /p/ is a voiceless sound and /b/ is voiced.

Author: Instructor MaryEllen Welton maryellenwelton.spokenskills.com

cap

cab

I found a cap on Main Street.

I found a cab on Main  Street.


pup

pub

Was the pup in the city?

Was the pub in the city?

/P/ IS VOICELESS  AND /B/ IS VOICED.

 


lap

lab

The microscope fell in his lap.

The microscope fell in his lab.


mop

mob

We saw a mop at the park.

We saw a mob at the park.

 


rope

robe

Hand me the rope.

Hand me the robe.

rip

rib

There was a rip in his shirt.

There was a rib in his shirt.

cup

cub

The bear had a cup.

The bear had a cub.

swap

swab

He was looking for a swap.

He was looking for a swab.


bop

Bob

Baby bop is fun to watch.

Baby Bob is fun to watch.


slop

slob


Did you say slop?

Did you say slob?



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